Social drinking among
college students (and freshman
in particular) allows them several adantages over their non-imbibing peers. For example:
1.) It's a great way to network and meet members of the
2.) Gets you in on juicy campus rumors and gossip
Enables hard-working students to just take a load off following
a hard week hunched over a laptop.
The REALLY BAD
STUFF About College Drinking:
It can get out of hand after only a few drinks, when caution gets
thrown to the wind along with possibly tables and bar
stools during a late night bar brawl...
2.) ...not to mention mayhem in other forms. Drunk
driving puts a permanent end to more 18-25 year-olds than any
other drug combined.
3.) And while those jello shots go down easy,
they can also lead to a bout of all-night hurling.
5.) Gob-smacked drunk can be fun, you might have to
sober up fast when
one of your drinking buddies becomes unconscious and has to be taken to the emergency room to get his stomach pumped.
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More about college drinking around the Web:
Culture of Intoxication - College Binge Drinking - Get the facts on College Drinking 101 with this study on the widespread use of alcohol on college campuses in the US and Europe, along with bottom-line information on the failures and successes administrations have with controling it.